Take a coffee (or tea) break…
March 1, 2015

Now that the weather is starting to get warm, what better way to cool down than a glass of delicious Guinumis. This is a coconut milk based drink that’s sweet and very refreshing.

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Guinumis

Ingredients

  • 2 cans 385ml coconut milk
  • 1 cup cooked small tapioca pearls
  • 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups or more toasted pinipig
  • 1 cup cooked red gelatin
  • 1 cup cooked green gelatin flavored with a pandan leaf
  • Sugar syrup

Instructions

  1. Combine coconut milk and condensed milk. Mix well.
  2. Toss in gelatin and tapioca. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  3. Sweeten with sugar syrup and top with the toasted pinipig before serving.
http://tekla88.info/recipes/guinumis/

January 29, 2015

I’ve never really tried making an apple smoothie, except when mixed with other fruits. Fuji apples are the only fruits left in my fridge, and there was too many of them, so I thought I’d make some in a smoothie. Maybe adding milk or vanilla ice cream would give it a nice twist. And oh, it was delicious!

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Creamy Apple Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 2 medium-sized Fuji Apples (or any kind of apples)
  • 1 large scoop Vanilla Ice cream or 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • honey or sugar to sweeten

Instructions

  1. Wash, peel and slice apples. (you may leave the skin on if you like)
  2. Place all ingredients in blender.
  3. Blend until smooth.
http://tekla88.info/recipes/creamy-apple-smoothie/

January 26, 2015

Nothing can be cooler than looking chic in your Quinceanera dress. While carrying a beautiful dress like that can be effortless to some, the trick to look as cool is to simply know the basic guidelines.

We all have our own unique style and taste and you don’t have to change that to elegant in that style. Surprising as it may sound, but your taste can actually be easily incorporated into this style of dressing. Yes, what you like in music, movies, art and even in literature can be blended to create your own unique teenage wedding guest dress or Quinceanera dress. You should also find out what colors suit you best and wear these colors.

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Part of the basic guidelines is balance. Try to balance your outfit to create a really chic look. Know the shape of your body and try to find a dress that will flatter your figure and hide the parts that shouldn’t be highlighted. Watch out for your shoes as well. If you’re petite, steer clear of chunky heels and if you’ve got chunky calves, stay away from stiletto heels. The key to looking chic is to flaunt what flatters you most.

Quincenera dresses and teenage wedding guest dresses are available anywhere, but if you don’t want to attend a party looking just like everybody else, I would suggest you avoid shopping at your local malls. Look online or shop at Dress First for affordable, not your ordinary kind of Quincenera dresses to be unique.

January 16, 2015

In this busy, busy world, you have no time for yourself. You are trying to work hard to reach your goal.

However, if you do not take some time off your busy schedule and relax; your health will be affected. This will affect your work too. So, re-write your schedule and include ‘just chill’ in it.

What should you do in this period? Here are some tips. Read and follow them religiously.

Yoga

If you are too lazy to do yoga, look for the other noted options. However, if you are okay with this, you can take some time out for it. At home, it is easier to have a yoga session, but if you are at the office, you should look for some articles that can guide you with office yoga poses.

Meditate

Meditation calms your nerves and helps you focus on your goal. At the same time, it helps you relax your mind and stay away from stress that is persistently affecting you and your health.

To meditate, you don’t have to move out of your office or your room. Just close your eyes and that a deep breath. If you have a mantra that can be chanted, repeat it in your mind.

Again, this is not a time-consuming activity. You can do it for a couple of minutes (ten minutes preferred) and feel relaxed.

There are a number of books available in the market that can teach you ways to meditate; anywhere and everywhere. Look for such books and get a copy today. Even though it is not the most expensive purchase you are about to make, it is better to visit Chameleon John and use coupons that can be used to get you a bargain. Saving money isn’t a crime. So, save while you learn.

Deep breathing

One. Two. Three. Breathe slowly and repeat.

Deep breathing is important for us because we are too occupied to inhale enough oxygen to keep us relaxed. Deep breathing is the easiest option available for us. You can do it while talking to someone while working, and even while walking.

You can do it throughout the day. So, do it!

Music

While walking, put your earphones in your ears and play some music. Don’t listen to your rock songs or some average music. Look for some soothing tracks that are amongst your favorites. It is a proven fact that soothing music can take you to another world that is full of good times and happiness. Also, it will help you lower your heart rate and blood pressure.

Exercise

Hit the gym or walk in the park; do anything that can keep you fit. A fit and energetic body can tackle stress with some force. A dull and tired body will not be in a position to fight stress and will eventually lose hope.

If you follow these tips religiously, you will meet a better ‘you’ in the future. We hope you meet him/her.

Did we miss something important? Please comment to let us know.

January 16, 2015

It’s chilly out there, but that doesn’t stop me from making a very refreshing and guilt-free smoothie. It’s so easy to make and really delicioso. Yup, I’m starting to eat and drink healthy again after splurging during the holiday season.

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Cucumber Orange Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 medium-sized cucumber, sliced
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • sugar or honey to sweeten

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in blender and pulse until smooth. Add some water if it gets too thick. Enjoy!
http://tekla88.info/recipe/cucumber-orange-smoothie/

January 16, 2015

The hubby is definitely enjoying the a shaving brush stand I gave him last Christmas. He is one person who’s hard to please when it comes to clothes, so as much as possible, I don’t buy him clothes if he’s not with me. On the other hand, he is the easiest to please when it comes to gifting him with other things. The moment he opened his present and laid eyes on the brush stand, his eyes lit up and was very excited to use it.

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January 16, 2015

elderberry tea

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Flowers  and or berries of the Elderberry plant are made into a tea and is apparently great for relieving colds and flu symptoms, including fever, headache, fatigue, sore throat and coughing. The brew may also help treat bacterial sinusitis, an infection more commonly known as a sinus infection, according to experts. The clear solids you see floating in the tea are not ice cubes. Those are Aloe Vera cubes added to the tea.

January 16, 2015

I had to read a lot of DP 155 humbucker reviews to find out what it is. My boys were glued to the monitor last week researching for it. I knew they were up to something and they know that it’s going to be a NO if they ask me. And I was right. They were looking for this gadget to boost the sound of my son’s guitar. He spent his cash gifts to buy it and I have to agree that it did give the sound a kick.

January 15, 2015

passion green tea

Drink Passion flower tea. It has flavone chrysin, which has anti-anxiety benefits. It works best for people with anxiety who also experience a lot of circular thinking or obsessive thoughts. Try a cup of passionflower tea before bed to calm your mind.

January 6, 2015

Even doctors find themselves in need of extra money. When physicians want to make more money, yet also want to fill the health care gap in their city and state, they may decide to seek employment at other locations, such as with telemedicine companies. These companies bring health care to people in areas of the state and city that are under served. When doctors are looking for extra income, they can work in these locations on their days off or when they take vacation from their primary health care job.

When they are interested in this opportunity, doctors can fill out the online form on the site and request to be contacted by this organization. When they are contacted, they can ask any questions they may have or find out how they can apply for these positions. They can also find out what kinds of services this organization is capable of delivering to people in under served areas. When they have this information, they can decide if this level of care fulfills their specialties and if they can provide the level of care that their future patients will need.

Some doctors may worry that they will not be able to garner enough patients to earn extra income. This service can take care of the referrals and make sure that physicians who work for the service have enough patients coming in to make the money they need to remain profitable and interested in this opportunity.

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